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IAAF strongly rejects anti-doping allegations

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The IAAF takes the anti-doping allegations published by The Sunday Times and ARD very seriously and has investigated them thoroughly. [Read more…]

World Marathon Majors increases testing

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LONDON, March 18, 2015 — Abbott World Marathon Majors (AWMM) is working in partnership with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to finance increased out-of-competition drug testing for elite athletes participating in AWMM events. This is the largest anti-doping effort to date by a private athletic organization and will begin this summer. [Read more…]

Yulia Zaripova banned, may lose Gold

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Russian steeplechaser Yulia Zaripova has been banned for two and a half years for doping offences, the Russian anti-doping agency RUSADA said (www.rusada.ru) on Friday. [Read more…]

IAAF comment on Russian Walkers sanctions

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IAAF comment on sanctions for Russian Race Walkers. In light of media inquiries into sanctions announced yesterday in the Russian media, the IAAF would like to clarify a number of points. [Read more…]

Welsh pair say they are not cheats

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Gareth Warburton and Rhys Williams say they are not cheats after being banned for failing drugs tests. [Read more…]

Minimum Doping Ban increased to four years

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Minimum Doping Ban – As of the 1st January, 2015, drug cheats in sport will now face a minimum of a four year ban under the new rules which have come into effect. [Read more…]

Jon Drummond banned for eight years

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Tyson Gay’s former coach has been banned for eight years by the US Anti-Doping Agency. [Read more…]

IAAF welcomes WADA investigation

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Monaco – The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) welcomes the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announcement of their three-person Independent Commission that will investigate the serious doping allegations recently aired in a series of German television documentaries. [Read more…]

Rita Jeptoo fails drug test

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Kenyan marathon runner Rita Jeptoo has become the latest athlete from the country to fail a doping test. [Read more…]

Amantle Montsho B sample confirms positive

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Former 400m world champion Amantle Montsho faces a two-year ban after her B sample drugs test from the Commonwealth Games came back positive. [Read more…]